Old days of South Africa

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Cape Town, the southern capital of Nordic Walking - Modern Nordic Walking* there with Southpole Nordic Walking South Africa - SA's only Nordic Walking organisation, since 2005 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Out Of Africa, The Beautiful Country, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, The Great Outdoors
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1917 "Our Day" Cartwrights building and tram in Adderley Street, Cape Town

From the Coulter family photo album, courtesy Hans Niehaus. Fred and Agnes Stephens owned The Homestead at Oranjezicht from 1907-1947. Their three sons were killed in the First World War. These photographs of a fund raising event in Cape Town, October 18-21, 1917, were taken by Charles Coulter who was married to the Stephens's fourth child, Alice. His photo album was found among his papers when Coulter's law firm was being wound up and rescued by Hans Niehaus - to whom thanks for allowing me…

Old South African Rand currency. I remember receiving these for a birthday or Christmas present inside a card. Can& imagine posting money through the post in today& world. Mein Land, Old Money, Thinking Day, Old Coins, Do You Remember, African History, Coin Collecting, The Good Old Days, Cape Town
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Old South African Rand currency. I remember receiving these for a birthday or Christmas present inside a card. Can't imagine posting money through the post in today's world.

 A steam train prepares to leave Cape Town station in a photograph from around In the background, the slopes of Signal Hill are visible. The old station was replaced by the present complex, in South African Railways, Old Western Towns, Cape Town South Africa, Old Trains, Out Of Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Africa Travel, Old Photos
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Cape Town Train Station

A steam train prepares to leave Cape Town station in a photograph from around 1890. In the background, the slopes of Signal Hill are visible. The old station was replaced by the present complex, in 1964

The first Woolworths in the country opened its doors in the old Royal Hotel building , Plein street, Cape Town in Durban South Africa, Cape Town South Africa, Hotel Secrets, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Old Photos, Old Things, Black And White, Country
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The first Woolworths,1931.

The first Woolworths in the country opened its doors in the old Royal Hotel building , Plein street, Cape Town in October,1931.

Vintage Historical Cape Town photos - old pictures of Cape Town Costa Rica, Cities In Africa, V&a Waterfront, Destinations, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, African History, Vintage Photographs
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City Sightseeing South Africa

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Cape Town's first traffic light. The city's first three traffic lights were installed in January one is in Darling street near the Castle. They were promptly named Robots. a uniquely South African term which has remained through the years. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Retro Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Cape Town South Africa, Traffic Light, Beach Trip, Beach Travel
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Cape Town's first traffic light.

The city's first three traffic lights were installed in January 1932.This one is in Darling street near the Castle. They were promptly named Robots. a uniquely South African term which has remained through the years.

The honour of the first running railway in Southern Africa would not befall Cape Town. The first railway line in Southern Africa was laid along the Bluff in Durban, capital of Natal, and was not. Durban South Africa, South Afrika, West Africa, Kwazulu Natal, Sun City, African History, Old Pictures, Live, East Coast
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And here they are - two fellow Legionnaires, the two great prime ministers of… Uk History, African History, Elizabeth Ii, Churchill Cigars, Field Marshal, Great Leaders, Winston Churchill, Historical Pictures, Military History
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History Wars

War Images.Some of the photos can be harsh or unpleasant. War is a disgrace, is cruelty, misery, tears and death. But I believe that war must be shown with all its consequences, not as it is often...

The Incredible History and Stories of Durban Transport Durban’s first form of public transport was a coach service between Durban and Pietermaritzburg which was started by John Dare and ran for the first time on March The coach… Durban South Africa, East Africa, Kwazulu Natal, Pretoria, New South, Travel Planner, African History, Historical Society, Public Transport
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Vintage #DURBAN

Penny Coelen, the 1958 Miss South Africa Beauty Pagent Winner. The History of Miss South Africa African Actresses, Megan Young, Miss Mundo, Beauty Consultant, Beautiful Inside And Out, Miss World, African Design, Beauty Pageant, African History

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Penny Coelen, the 1958 Miss South Africa Beauty Pagent Winner. The History of Miss South Africa

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1915c Esplanade, Durban

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Church Street - detail See photo tTaken circa Pietermaritzburg, Natal Victorian Pictures, Cape Town South Africa, Kwazulu Natal, African History, Chiang Mai, Beach Fun, Cathedrals, Historical Photos, See Photo
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Pietermaritzburg, Natal

Church Street - detail 2. See earlei photo. taken circa 1905.

More local vintage! Way back when SAA still operated as 'Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens' and had the flying springbok on the tail livery Boeing 727, Nostalgia, The Beautiful Country, Cabin Crew, African History, Flight Attendant, South Africa, The Past, Black And White
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South African Airlines, 1969

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